RESISTANCE TRAINING IS KEY!

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I split my exercise roughly 50:50 between resistance (strength) training and aerobic (brisk walking; treadmill; elliptical).  Usually 4 days/week, 2 sessions of each kind of exercise.

Another study shows the importance of resistance training (RT) A High-Protein Diet With Resistance Exercise Training Improves Weight Loss and Body Composition in Overweight and Obese Patients With Type 2 Diabetes:

…. in sedentary obese patientswith type 2 diabetes. The addition of RT increased weight and fat mass loss, which was further magnified by replacing some dietary carbohydrate with protein.
Do you need to belong to gym to start to do resistance training?  NO!
Do you need to buy equipment to start to do resistance training?  NO!
You can use your own body weight!  Order  Joel Harper’s Firming After 50
Building muscle stokes your metabolism, burning calories 24/7.  Feed that muscle with lean protein…

Dr John Ellis MD

Board-certified anesthesiologist, with expertise in cardiovascular anesthesia and the implications of obesity and sleep apnea in anesthesia. See vascularanesthesia.com for professional information. Dr. Ellis has used the strategies in here to: (1) lose 120 lbs over 18 months, (2) stop all antihypertensive medicines, and (3) no longer need CPAP treatment for sleep apnea.

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